Found May 01, 2013 on
via the Columbus Blue Jackets website,
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Marian Gaborik has an abdominal injury that will require surgery and a recovery period of three to four weeks, the club announced today. Due to the injury, Gaborik will be unable to represent Slovakia at the upcoming IIHF World Championships.
“Marian experienced some soreness towards the end of the season and after undergoing his exit physical and further examination today, it was decided that surgery is the best option for a quick and full recovery,” said Blue Jackets President of Hockey Operations John Davidson. “Marian will have the surgery and after a three to four week recovery period will be able to resume off-season training.”
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Matt Maldovan doesnt shy away from the idea that, someday, he could be the head doctoror at least the on-call orthopedic surgeonfor the Columbus Blue Jackets.
That would be pretty cool, said the Liberty Union High School senior and winner of theColumbus Blue Jackets Foundation 2013 High School Hockey Scholarship worth 10,000.Maldovan, 18, is attending Ohio State University this Fall...
from Andrew Gross of Rangers Rants,
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Thursday night the #6 seeded New York Rangers head to the nation’s capital to take on the #3 seeded Washington Capitals. To get some insight on the Rangers and what we can expect in the playoffs, Joe Fortunato of BlueShirtBanter.com is giving us a look at the series from a Rangers point of view. Make sure to follow Joe on Twitter at @BlueShirtBanter.
1. The New York Rangers...
from Larry Brooks of the New York Post,
A year ago, we knew exactly who and what those guys were when the playoffs began. They were Black-and-Blueshirts and they were Bluebloods who for the most part had been nurtured within the organization and had coalesced to earn top seed in the East.
Now, though, as the first round of this year’s tournament opens here tonight against...
- After the trade deadline Derick Brassard had five goals in six assists while Marian Gaborik had three goals and five assists.
- The Rangers went 9-3-1 following the trade deadline.
- Before the trade deadline the Rangers averaged 2.4 goals per game. After it, they averaged 3.6.
- Check out this chart of where playoff teams ranked in shot differential this season. (Via @NHL_Stats...